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UPCOMING EVENTS

April 2 Coping With Chronic Pain Through Mindfulness and Acceptance Psychologist Joshua Hrabosky, PsyD, talks about treatments that focus on the mind rather than medications. Learn more. FREE.

April 2 Lupus Support Group Meets the first Tuesday of every month. Learn more. FREE.

April 2, 3, 16 Parkinson's Support Group Meets weekly with guest speakers and programs for caregivers as well as patients. Learn more and see full schedule. FREE.

April 3 Gender Differences in Sports Injuries: Do Risks for Women Outweigh the Benefits? Sports Medicine Specialist Katie Vadasdi, MD, speaks at this Women's Health Initiative event. Learn more. FREE.

April 3 Exercise and Congestive Heart Failure Cardiac Rehab Specialist Lisa Elpi talks with the Heart Failure Education and Support Group. Learn more. FREE.

April 4 Lyme Disease Support Group Meets the first Thursday of every month. Learn more. FREE.

April 4 Bereavement Support Group for Spousal/Partner Loss New 8-week session begins for anyone who is coping with the loss of a life partner. Learn more. FREE.

April 8 New Developments in Diabetes Care Endocrinologist Judith Goldberg-Berman, MD, speaks with the Diabetes Support Group. Learn more. FREE.

April 9 Medical Exploring Middle and high school students get an inside look at healthcare careers. This month features Food and Nutrition Services - Feeding the Hospital. Learn more. FREE.

April 9 Celiac Disease: Facts and Food Tips The Food Allergy Support Group welcomes Pediatric Gastroenterologist Anthony Porto, MD, and Culinary Dietitian Gavin Pritchard, RD. Learn more. FREE.

April 9 Exercising for a Healthy 2013 Heart Exercise Physiologist/Cardiac Rehab Specialist Richard Becker, MS, highlights simple exercises that can keep you healthy and strong. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 10 Staying Active With Oxygen for COPD The Better Breathers Club for people with lung disease or breathing difficulties. Includes a demonstration of oxygen therapy and equipment. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 28 Aching Joints? Treating Pain and Stiffness Physiatrist Janet Freedman, MD, talks about preventive measures, diagnostics and treatments for joint conditions. Learn more.


APRIL 2013

Spring has finally arrived and the season's new growth inspires us to keep learning. Greenwich Hospital welcomes April with a variety of educational events and supportive gatherings.

7th Annual Pregnancy Primer Fair
Saturday, April 13
9-11am

Noble Conference Center

Whether you're pregnant or just thinking about it, this popular event will introduce you to the services and medical needs surrounding pregnancy, delivery and infant care. Fertility specialists will also be on hand, along with tours of the birthing center. Learn more about this event. FREE.

Watch the Maternity Services video.


Crohn's & Colitis Symposium
Saturday, April 27
8:30-9am (Check-in and breakfast)
9am-12:30pm Presentations

Noble Conference Center

Speakers: Gastroenterologists Nelson Bonheim, MD, and Neal Schamberg, MD; Pediatric Gastroenterologist Anthony Porto, MD

Hear the latest on treatments and coping strategies for these chronic GI conditions. Sponsored by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Greater New York and Fairfield/Westchester Chapters. Learn more. FREE.


Mental Health and Substance Abuse -
Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders
Tuesday, April 9
2:30-3:30pm (Check-in begins at 2:15pm)

Noble Conference Center

Speaker: Jeremy Barowsky, MD, Psychiatrist, Director of Greenwich Hospital's Addiction Recovery Center

Mental illness covers a range of conditions that can disrupt thoughts, feelings, relationships and daily function. Depression, anxiety and co-occurring substance abuse disorders (COD) are more common than you may realize. This program, presented by Greenwich Hospital's Healthy Aging and Generations, is appropriate for all ages. Learn more. FREE.


Mini-Med Seminar
Diabetes: Causes, Risk Factors and Prevention
Wednesday, April 10
6:30-7:30pm

Noble Conference Center

Speaker: Ranee Lleva, MD, Endocrinologist

Mini-Med seminars take you one step closer to the world of medicine by exploring certain conditions and how they affect the body. No medical or science background is necessary. Dr. Lleva explains glucose and how it affects people with diabetes. Learn more. FREE.


Yale's Smilow Cancer Hospital - Greenwich Hospital Campus is now open. This new affiliation allows Yale Cancer Center specialists to work collaboratively with leading oncologists and specialists at Greenwich Hospital's advanced and newly renovated facilities. Patients who qualify have access to national clinical trials and research focusing on the latest treatment protocols and medications.


Are you looking for a specialist? A new primary care physician? You can Find a Doctor on our website with information about services offered, locations, and which types of insurance are accepted.

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